Karby earns Certified Financial Planner title

John Karby of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Fayetteville has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the certification mark CFP®.

John successfully completed CFP Board’s initial certification requirements, which include completion of financial planning coursework and passing a comprehensive examination.

Individuals who hold CFP® certification must agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and uphold CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Financial Planning Practice Standards.

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals — from college savings to retirement — and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.

In January 2012, for the 13th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by FORTUNE Magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 5 overall and No. 3 in Large Size Companies. These 13 FORTUNE rankings include top 10 finishes for nine years, consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003, and consecutive No. 2 rankings in 2009 and 2010. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.

Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com.

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 12:22 pm